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CBS TV Ratings for Week of February 27, 2012

CBS TV show ratingsThe CBS network gives their take on the TV show ratings for week 24 of the 2011-12 season, from February 27th through March 4th.

You can check out our ratings pages for 2 Broke Girls, 60 Minutes, The Amazing Race, The Big Bang Theory, Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, A Gifted Man, The Good Wife, Hawaii Five-0, How I Met Your Mother, Mike & Molly, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, Person of Interest, ¡ROB!, Survivor, Two and a Half Men, Undercover Boss, and Unforgettable to see the week-to-week ratings trends, averages, rankings, and more.

Here’s the CBS press release:

NCIS IS THE WEEK’S #1 SCRIPTED PROGRAM AND #1 DRAMA IN A18-49; REALITY SERIES POST GROWTH
“NCIS” Tops Tuesday Edition of “American Idol” For the First Time in Viewers

NCIS was the week’s #1 scripted program, the #1 drama in adults 18-49 and also topped a Tuesday edition of “American Idol” in viewers for the first time ever, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending March 4, Week 24 of the 2011-2012 television season.

CBS’s three reality series—SURVIVOR, UNDERCOVER BOSS and THE AMAZING RACE—all posted week-to-week growth in viewers and adults 18-49. Compared to last week, SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD was up +4% in both viewers and adults 18-49, UNDERCOVER BOSS was up +10% in viewers and +5% in adults 18-49 and THE AMAZING RACE posted gains of +34% in viewers and +27% in adults 18-49.

For the week in viewers: CBS (10.23m), FOX (10.45m), ABC (6.39m) and NBC (5.71m). Season-to-date: CBS (12.16m), FOX (9.17m), ABC (8.38m) and NBC (7.85m).

For the week in households: CBS (6.5/11), FOX (6.1/10), ABC (4.1/07) and NBC (3.6/06). Season-to-date: CBS (7.6/12), FOX (5.4/09), ABC (5.3/09) and NBC (4.8/08).

For the week in key demographic, CBS was second in adults 25-54 (3.1/08) and adults 18-49 (2.2/06). Season-to-date, CBS is first in adults 25-54 (4.1/10) and second adults 18-49 (3.1/09, -0.2 behind FOX). Season-to-date, CBS is up +4% in households, +1% in viewers, +2% in adults 25-54 and +3% in adults 18-49 compared to last year.

CBS Weekly Highlights:

– NCIS was first in households (11.3/17) and viewers (18.20m) and second in both adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09). NCIS beat a first-run episode of “American Idol Tuesday” for the first time ever in both households and viewers in both the common hour and for the night. NCIS was in its closest competitive position to date with an “American Idol Tuesday” broadcast in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

– NCIS: LOS ANGELES (9.9/15, 15.85m) averaged 4.4/10 in adults 25-54 and 3.1/08 in adults 18-49. Compared to last week, NCIS: LOS ANGELES was up +1% in households (from 9.8/15), +10% in adults 25-54 (from 4.0/09), +15% in adults 18-49 (from 2.7/07) and added +380,000 viewers (from 15.47m, +2%).

– UNFORGETTABLE was first in households (6.5/11), viewers (9.93m), adults 25-54 (2.7/07) and tied for first with the season finale of “Parenthood” on NBC in adults 18-49 (1.9/05).

– SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD was second in households (6.2/10), viewers (10.65m), adults 25-54 (4.1/10) and adults 18-49 (2.9/08). Compared to last week, SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD was up +3% in households (from 6.0/10), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 3.9/10), +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.8/09) and added +360,000 viewers (from 10.29m, +4%).

– CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION was first in households (7.1/12), viewers (11.30m), adults 25-54 (3.6/09) and adults 18-49 (2.6/07).

– UNDERCOVER BOSS was first in households (5.9/10), viewers (9.53m), adults 25-54 (2.7/08) and adults 18-49 (2.0/07). UNDERCOVER BOSS was up +9% in households (from 5.4/09), +5% in adults 18-49 (from 1.9/06), even in adults 25-54 and added +850,000 viewers (from 8.68m, +10%) compared to last week. UNDERCOVER BOSS was Friday’s #1 program in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

– The season finale of A GIFTED MAN was first in households (6.2/10), viewers (9.70m), adults 25-54 (2.2/06) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (1.5/04, with ABC). Compared to last week, A GIFTED MAN was up +5% in both households (from 5.9/10) and adults 25-54 (from 2.1/05), +15% in adults 18-49 (from 1.3/04) and added +650,000 viewers (from 9.05m, +7%). .

– BLUE BLOODS was first in households (7.4/13), viewers (11.47m), adults 25-54 (2.4/06) and adults 18-49 (1.7/05). Compared to last week, BLUE BLOODS was even in adults 18-49 and added +130,000 viewers (from 11.34m, +1%).

– 60 MINUTES was first in households (7.3/12), viewers (11.51m), adults 25-54 (2.7/07) and second in adults 18-49 (1.6/05).

– THE AMAZING RACE 20 was second in households (5.9/09), viewers (10.30m, -0.37m behind ABC), adults 25-54 (3.9/09, -0.1 behind ABC) and adults 18-49 (2.8/07). Compared to last week, THE AMAZING RACE 20 was up +37% in households (from 4.3/06), +26% in adults 25-54 (from 3.1/06), +27% in adults 18-49 (from 2.2/05) and added +2.59m viewers (from 7.71m, +34%).

– THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (6.4/10) and viewers (9.83m).

– CSI: MIAMI was first in households (6.5/11) and viewers (10.14m).

CBS top programs of the week: #2 NCIS (an average of 18.20m viewers), #5 NCIS: LOS ANGELES (15.85m), #8 CRIMINAL MIND (12.54m), #10 TWO AND A HALF MEN (11.92m), #12 60 MINUTES (11.51m), #12 BLUE BLOODS (11.47m), #14 CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (11.30m), #15 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) (11.11m), #17 SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD (10.65m), #18 THE AMAZING RACE 20 (10.30m), #19 2 BROKE GIRLS (10.18m), #20 CSI: MIAMI (10.14m), #21 MIKE & MOLLY (10.12m), #22 UNFORGETTABLE (9.93m), #23 THE GOOD WIFE (9.83m), #24 A GIFTED MAN (9.70m), #25 HAWAII FIVE-0 (9.58m), #26 UNDERCOVER BOSS (9.53m), #27 PERSON OF INTEREST (9.46m), #28 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (9.07m) and #30 ROB (8.93m).

Prime averages are based on the following hours of rated broadcasts in Week #24
CBS – 22 hours
NBC – 22 hours
ABC – 22 hours
FOX – 16 hours

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME
Week #24 of 2011-12 Season (ending: 03/04/12)
2011-12

VIEWERS
(000)
CBS 10,227
NBC 5,714
ABC 6,387
FOX 10,454

A25-54
Rtg Sh
CBS 3.1 8
NBC 2.3 5
ABC 2.4 6
FOX 4.3 10

A18-49
Rtg Sh
CBS 2.2 6
NBC 1.9 5
ABC 1.9 5
FOX 3.4 9

NATIONAL NIELSEN SUMMARY – PRIMETIME

SEASON-TO-DATE RATINGS REPORT (09/19/11-03/04/12)
2011-12
VIEWERS
(000)
CBS 12,164
NBC 7,848
ABC 8,382
FOX 9,167

A25-54
Rtg Sh
CBS 4.1 10
NBC 3.1 8
ABC 3.1 8
FOX 3.8 9

A18-49
Rtg Sh
CBS 3.1 9
NBC 2.7 7
ABC 2.5 7
FOX 3.3 9

 

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Craig March 7, 2012 at 6:46 pm

This is a great bit of information. The Fox numbers were much larger than I expected. Does American Idol give them a super huge boost, because I can’t think of any other Fox shows that are doing great ratings.

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